Very nice, well balanced shape. Porcelanous stoneware with a nice Celadon glaze.
Five Dynasties, Yue ware, Yue Yao.
Diameter : 14,9 cm.
Condition : Perfect. Nice glaze and a very nice, high "ping" tone when tapped.
A pair of extremely rare stoneware jarlets. The glaze with a dark olive - brown color with splashes of milky, pale blue tone. Tang Dynasty ( 618 - 907 ).
Probably Dundian kiln, Lushan country ( Lushan ware ). Diameter : 4,7 cm. H : 4 cm.
Condition : One jarlet in perfect condition, the other jarlet chipped to the unglazed base ( which is to see on the last enlargement )
Provenance : Excavated in Sulawesi, Indonesia. Extremely rare, during the past 20 years I never have seen a jarlet of this t ...click for details
A well potted jar, very thinly potted ( which is typical for Ding ware ). Very hard creamy white stoneware body, covered with a thin creamy - transparent glaze. Song Dynasty, Ding ware ( Dingyao ). H : with lid : 9,8 cm ( without lid : 9,2 cm.)
A well potted Longquan ware Lotus bowl with a sea-green Celadon glaze. ( Rare flat shape, nice glaze ) Late southern Song Dynasty ( 13th. century ) Zhejiang ( Longquan ) Diameter 14,3 cm. H : 4,5 cm.
Condition : No chip, fine crackles to the glaze but not in the body. ( Nice " Ping - tone " when tapped. )
The rare shape of this bowl is so to say a forerunner of a shape which was common during the Yuan Dynasty. In his book "Chinese blue and white Porcelain" Duncan Macintosh calls the shape of such a bowl: a "bowl in traditional "shufu" shape."( page 18 ).
White stoneware body, glazed with an pale ivory white, fine crackled glaze.
The unglazed foot with an old owners-mark ( which was common during the Song Dynasty ).
Song - Yuan Dynasty ( 12th to 13th centuries ) Di ...click for details
A rare quite small and lovely, well potted Longquan ware lotus bowl with a pale bluegreen Celadon glaze. Late southern Song Dynasty ( 13th. century ) Zhejiang ( Longquan ) Diameter : 10,6 cm. H : 4,7 cm. Condition : Perfect, nice glaze condition.
Dark grey stoneware body covered with a very nice and glossy, fine Guan - crackled, quite uncommon brownish celadon glaze. Song – Yuan Dynasty ( thirteenth to fourteenth centuries ) Longquan ware, Zhejiang. Diameter : 6,4 cm. H : 6,7 cm. Condition : Perfect.
The body of the bowl is covered with a thick greenish-creamy-grey glaze whose surface appears like old polished marble. The crackles in the glaze are very attractive. Most probably Ming Dynasty, sixteenth century or earlier.
Diameter : 14,6 cm. H : 7,2 cm. Condition : Perfect.
There are traces of an very attractive formerly gilt decoration and connoisseurs will agree that exactly this is it which makes this bowl ( Temmoku ) to an great rarity. Even in Museum collections there are almost no references for such pieces.
Southern Song blackware ( 1200 - 1279 )
Diameter : 11,3 cm. H :6,1 cm.
Condition : The bowl itself and the glaze in absolute perfect condition. The gold of the gilt decoration is lost but the gold-background has remined completely so that the full dec ...click for details
A rare teabowl. Stoneware with charcoal glaze and overglaze painted decoration of Prunus in pale russet.
Southern Song Dynasty 12th century. Yonghe Kiln, Jián, Jiangsu province (Jiangxi ) ( Jizhou ).
Diameter : 11,3 cm.
Condition : Perfect.